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Snakes on Rodeo Drive: Inside Bulgari’s Serpenti Jewelry Pop-Up

Snakes slither, cobras strike and boas squeeze have instilled dread in people for millennia. But snakes also are objects of fascination — for their sly power and a cunning born of a singular evolution. Bulgari has recognized the allure of snakes for 75 years, ever since creating its now iconic Serpenti jewelry in 1948. Famously […]

John Jakes, Author of the Miniseries-Spawning ‘North and South’ Trilogy, Dies at 90

John Jakes, the celebrated author known for his historical North and South trilogy that sold 10 million copies and became three ABC miniseries in the 1980s and ’90s, has died. He was 90. Jakes died Saturday in Sarasota, Florida, his lawyer and literary agent Frank R. Curtis announced. Jakes, who during his career wrote more […]

Bad Bunny, Christina Aguilera and Jeremy Pope to Be Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Bad Bunny, Christina Aguilera and Jeremy Pope have a date with GLAAD. They are set to receive special honors at the GLAAD Media Awards, taking place at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on March 30. Bad Bunny, the Puerto Rican superstar who just opened the Grammy Awards on Sunday, will be feted with a […]

Barbara Walters, Trailblazing Broadcast Journalist, Dies at 93

Barbara Walters, the glass ceiling-shattering newswoman whose intimate television interviews with celebrities and world figures blended show business and journalism and induced many a tear, has died. She was 93. Walters, the first female co-host of the Today show, the first evening news anchorwoman in broadcast history and a co-creator and co-host of The View, died […]

Colin Farrell Recalls Impactful Friendship With Elizabeth Taylor, Says She Loved ‘CSI’ and Mark Harmon

As the story goes, Colin Farrell was at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2009 for the birth of his son, Henry, when he bumped into Elizabeth Taylor’s manager, who was visiting the legendary star following a heart procedure. Days later, Farrell found himself thinking about Taylor and wanting to send flowers to wish her well in […]

William Richert, Writer-Director of ‘Winter Kills,’ Dies at 79

William Richert, the maverick writer-director behind the Jeff Bridges-starring conspiracy thriller Winter Kills and A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon, which gave River Phoenix his first leading role, has died. He was 79. Richert died Tuesday at his home in Portland, Oregon, his wife, Gretchen, told The Hollywood Reporter. She would not disclosed […]

Charlize Theron and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Be Honored at Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation is finalizing the pieces of its next fundraising gala, the Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS, and has zeroed in on a pair of honorees. Charlize Theron and Sheryl Lee Ralph are confirmed to receive the night’s top awards at a Sept. 15 gala held at West Hollywood Park in […]

Cannes According To: Chopard’s Caroline Scheufele

Caroline Scheufele is not only Chopard’s co-president and artistic director, but also a Cannes Film Festival veteran. Ahead of this year’s 75th anniversary edition, she shared with THR some of her experiences, such as navigating a jewelry “dilemma” with Elizabeth Taylor, along with tips and her favorite thing about the fest. What have you missed […]

Turner Classic Movies Teams Up With Julien’s Auctions (Exclusive)

An Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany’s dress by Hubert de Givenchy, a shield carried by Chris Evans in Captain America: The First Avenger, and a 1920s yacht seen in 1957’s Pal Joey are among the high-profile lots in a July sale that also celebrates a just-announced collaboration between Julien’s Auctions and Turner Classic Movies. Since […]

TCM, Film Foundation Team on 4K Restoration of ‘Giant’

Turner Classic Movies is expanding its partnership with The Film Foundation with a multiyear financial commitment to fund education and the restoration of classic movies, it was announced Friday. The fruits of this relationship will be on full display — in 4K, no less — at next week’s TCM Classic Film Festival with an April […]

Jimmy Lydon, William Powell’s Oldest Son in ‘Life With Father,’ Dies at 98

Jimmy Lydon, who portrayed William Powell's oldest son in 'Life With Father' and the trouble-prone high schooler Henry Aldrich in a rapid series of Paramount 'B' movies, has died.

Paul Casella Jr., Groundbreaking Transportation Coordinator in Hollywood, Dies at 86

Paul Casella Jr., a pioneering transportation coordinator in Hollywood who launched the mobile studio company Transcord Enterprises and handled logistics for Sony Pictures Studios for 25 years, died Feb. 15 in Glendale, his family announced. He was 86. Casella, who started his 60-year career in show business as a caterer, became the first person to […]